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Jagat Shiromani Temple in Amer

Jagat Shiromani Temple

Location: Jagat Shiromani Temple
Built-in: 16th  century
Built by: Queen Kanakwati
Official site:

Something About Jagat Shiromani Temple in Jaipur

Jagat Shiromani temple in Ajmer, Jaipur
Image By Sakshi Meena, Bamanwas, Rajasthan

Jagat Shiromani temple is located in Amer city of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The beautiful temple is dedicated to Meera Bai, Lord Krishna and Lord Vishnu. Rani Kanakwati built this temple in the 16th Century in the memories of her som Rajkumar Jagat Singh Ji. Amer fort is located about 2 km away from this temple. The main entrance retrieve from Ajmer Road and another gate is inside the temple’s courtyard and it opens at the stairs of Amer Palace.

Interesting things about Jagat Shiromani Temple

Meera Bai mandir jaipur
Image By Sakshi Meena, Bamanwas

As you know, Meera bai was devoted to Lord Krishna. She got married to the Mewar King, but she was devoted to Lord Krishna and considered him as her husband. The idol of lord Krishna place inside the temple is considered to be the same statue and it is 400 years old. The temple is famous all around the world because this is the only temple where Meera bai and Krishna’s effigy are put together for worship.

Jagat SHiromani Ji Temple in Amer, Rajasthan
Image By Sakshi Meena, Author at TrueRajasthan

The temple is beautifully structured with the shrine, entrance hall and mandapa projecting window on each side of the temple. The walls of the temple and ceiling bear lord Krishna’s paintings. The temple is considered to be one of the most important parts of architecture, religion, and heritage sites by archaeological survey of India.
The temple remains open from  9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
There is no entry fee to enter the temple premises.

How to reach Jagat Shiromani Temple

By Airway

Jaipur International Airport is the nearest airport and it is located about 27 km from this temple. Another option is Kishangarh airport in Ajmer and it is located about 121 km away from the temple.

By Railway

Jaipur Junction is the closest railway station to reach this place and it is 15 km away from temple. Another option is Ajmer junction and it is about 144 km away from here.

By Roadway

The temple is located on NH 48, 248, & RJ SH 55. Bus, taxies are always available from every city in Rajasthan to reach here. You can take a rental car or bike to explore this place in your own way.

Distance B/T Rajasthan Cities to Jagat Shiromani Temple

Cities in Rajasthan

Distance in Kms


66 Km


138 Km

Sawai Madhopur

189 Km


261 Km


262 Km


365 Km


408 Km

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